Insurance seller testing outsourced


When I got my licence to sell life insurance in 1989, I wrote a B.C. test, based on B.C. standards.

Without industry or public consultation, the Insurance Council of British Columbia has decided to outsource to Quebec the design and testing of qualifications for new life insurance agents.

Is anyone surprised that the new testing will be more expensive and more complicated, or that it will do nothing to improve consumer protection?

All the plan will do is transfer jobs and money to Quebec.

Perhaps the Insurance Council of British Columbia forgets that “British Columbia ” is part of its name.

Michael Brevner


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